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Thursday, 18 November 2021 14:40

Accolades for Galway Girls Volleyball

GALWAY — After winning their conference and sectional tournaments, the Galway Girls Volleyball Team won the Regional Championships on Nov. 13 against Chateguay, sweeping all three sets. They will play in the NYS Semi-Finals on Saturday, Nov. 20 at Cool Insuring Arena at 3 p.m. The team’s awards and accolades this season include: 

AVCA High School All-Region Team and All-America Team 

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) is excited to announce the second annual AVCA High School All-Region Teams. A total of 10 regions represent our nation’s 50 states. The number of athletes on each All-Region team is determined by the number of AVCA High School All-America nominations each region receives. The top 50% of nominated athletes, as selected by the AVCA High School Regional Committees, are named to their respective All-Region team. The All-Region teams also include the athletes that will be named to the AVCA High School All-America First Team, Second Team, Third Team, and Honorable Mention All-America as well. 

Galway Central School District is proud to announce that Julia Reedy was selected to the AVCA All-Regional Team for the Northeast States. She was also selected as All-America Honorable Mention. Only nine young women in NYS were selected for the All-America Teams. A record of 1,176 nominations were submitted to the 16th annual AVCA Girls High School All-America Team from the entire nation, resulting in 300 All-Americans and Honorable Mention All-American selections. 

AVCA Best & Brightest Awards

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) is proud to announce the first ever AVCA Best & Brightest Awards for high school senior student-athletes. The AVCA Best & Brightest Award is an award meant to honor individual high school senior student-athletes who excel on and off the court. To be eligible for the Best & Brightest Award, senior student-athletes must have earned at least a 3.0 Unweighted/3.5 Weighted GPA (or the equivalent if using a different GPA scale) during their junior year AND play in 50% of their varsity team’s sets during their senior season. 

Anna Dabrowski made 2nd team, achieving a 3.3 Unweighted/3.8 Weighted GPA or above during the high school junior year. 

Julia Reedy made 3rd team, achieving a 3.0 Unweighted/3.5 Weighted GPA or above during the high school junior year. 

WAC

Galway volleyball athletes dominate the Western Athletic Conference 2021 All-Stars, with Julia Reedy at the top of the list as Section 2 WAC MVP. 

In the Hudson Division, the 1st Team All-Stars are Julia Reedy, Jayden DeVellis, Amber Kolpakas, Kylee Decker, and Grace O’Brien. Trishelle Oliver made 2nd Team All-Stars. 

Honorable mention: Anna Dabrowski, Sadie Underwood, and Sophia Fasolino. 

Exceptional Seniors: Julia Reedy, Kylee Decker, Trishelle Oliver, Anna Dabrowski, and Sadie Underwood. 

Coach: Mike Glenn. 

WAC Coaches

Recognition Awards

Overall MVP: Julia Reedy

CO-MVP Hitter: Julia Reedy 

MVP Setter: Kylee Decker 

Defensive Player of the Year: Jayden DeVellis 

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